Definition of sea captain in English:

sea captain

Syllabification: sea cap·tain


  • A person who commands a ship, especially a merchant ship.
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    • In May of 1792, American merchant sea captain Robert Gray sailed into the Columbia River, becoming the first recorded European to navigate into it.
    • Instead, everyone just refers to him as the old sea captain.
    • He delivered a solid performance as the Dutch sea captain of a spooky ship with cursed blood-red masts known as The Flying Dutchman.

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